Also known as knockoutA mechanism for releasing workpieces from a die.. HeatAmount of forging stock placed in a batch-type furnace at one time. treated steel rods located within the diesThe metal blocks into which forging impressions are machined and from which forgings are produced. and operated by the pressA machine tool with a stationary bed and a slide or ram that has reciprocating motion at right angles to the bed surface; the ram is guided in the frame of the machine. action to remove a completed forgingThe process of working metal to a desired shape by impact or pressure in hammers, forging machines (upsetters), presses, rolls, and related forming equipment. after the forging cycle.